Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, winner of eight Olympic medals and five world titles, has announced her retirement from competitive athletics.
In one month from now, when the Olympic cauldron is lit in Tokyo’s National Stadium, the first Games to be held in the midst of a global pandemic will get under way.
Mondo Duplantis, it seems, can’t catch a break.
Global champions Dalilah Muhammad, Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Jacob Kilpimo are among the latest stars who have confirmed their participation at the Gyulai Memorial – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in Szekesfehervar on 6 July.
With mayhem all around on the fourth day of action at the US Olympic Trials, two-time world pole vault champion Sam Kendricks is relieved to be going to Tokyo.
Bromell won the 100m in 9.80 (0.8m/s), and Felix made her fifth Olympic team during the USA Olympic Trials on Sunday night (20) in Eugene, Oregon.
World Athletics today announced it was substantially increasing the prize money for athletes at its flagship world championships, starting with the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 next year.